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leukybear
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All those who ever played runescape, know how addictive and time consuming it was...I quited about 3 months ago after almost 9 years of playing and yeah, got some questions for you guys.

Would you do it all over again?


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What were your best game moments?


PS > Join the Social Group "RuneScape Society" - A place for everyone who ever played the online Game RuneScape to come together to have some banter, share ingame experience, best game moments etc.
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#2
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that game nearly ruined my life...
wasted so many hours on that crappy game, played it so much that it sort of became a bad habbit.. would play like 5+ hours a day

best game moment was when i got 600m from a drop party.

It's a bit sad really that 7 years of that game only got me £700 cash when i sold everything...
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#3
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I've clocked up almost 120 DAYS worth of playing on that game. That's over a third of my adolescence gone. It was fun while it lasted. It definitely caused some pain because I was so addicted at times. I neglected friends, work and events because all I wanted to do was play RS. I wish I'd spent my time more wisely to be honest. I think my best moment was getting 99 Runecrafting... becoming absurdly rich from merchanting was pretty fun too. I think I sold around £200 worth of gold in the end. I just can't sell my whole account, I've spent too long on that game just to sell it. It still feels like a part of me.
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#4
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Oh it was great, I used to spend ages harvesting that flux stuff (is that what it was called) and selling it for loads of money. Then one day, I decided I was sick of it and didn't want use Runescape anymore, so I randomly sent a message saying 'I'm leaving RS who wants money' and then I literally gave all my money (it was a lot!) to the guy who came up to me. It was his lucky gaming day!
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#5
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I would do it all over again, I'm level 137 and haven't logged on in 3 and a half years

Anyway, best ingame moments was definitely spending time chatting to people and going to group events, without the people behind it I would have quit ages ago.
I still keep my account, so it can remind me of some of the little achievements I have and how I spent my youth lol.
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#6
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That game was a blessing and a curse at the same time; I played it for around 4 years (quit around about year 11). It was so fun but also so addictive to the point that it had the capacity to ruin lives. I had many good in game moments, but I'd say the best ones were getting awesome drops (Barrows quests were good for drops; got so much Barrows armour and it made me quite a bit of GP). I also got a few dragon item drops. Also, getting skills to 99 felt pretty good.
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#7
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Yes I would. I absolutely loved RS. It was the freedom and the ability to turn your cute,little level 3 into a beast. I fell out of love with the game over the changes that happened within it. Still class game.

Edit: My highlight was making my first million. Felt like a boss.
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(Original post by RobertWhite)
I've clocked up almost 120 DAYS worth of playing on that game. That's over a third of my adolescence gone. It was fun while it lasted. It definitely caused some pain because I was so addicted at times. I neglected friends, work and events because all I wanted to do was play RS. I wish I'd spent my time more wisely to be honest. I think my best moment was getting 99 Runecrafting... becoming absurdly rich from merchanting was pretty fun too. I think I sold around £200 worth of gold in the end. I just can't sell myH whole account, I've spent too long on that game just to sell it. It still feels like a part of me.
How did you sell it and how much did you get for it? Could do with the extra cash as I'm pretty sure I have around £300m sitting in the bank. Similar to you, although I never have the urge to play the game again, I would feel wierd selling it after the years I put into it.

I defiantly think the best moments for me were when I was new and everyday you could find out something new. Being given full iron armour and getting so excited lol. This game was defiantly my best kept secret.
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#9
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Ugh, misspent youth.

How I regret ever hearing of that game looking back. Admittedly it was a laugh messing about with mates, but the endless hours of 'training' were all for naught.

I genuinely believe I put more time into playing that game then studying for my A-Levels and University degree combined (I could probably comfortably include contact time in lessons and lectures in that as well).

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#10
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I played this game. But I never enjoyed it. I have no memorable (good) moments.
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#11
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I quited cause i cleaned myself staking -9bil (staking was my life). was addicted but was fun---the buzz you get each time u start staking..jheeze lol.


Best moments were Pking with my real life friends, Playing Castle wars and soul wars and finally was dungeon

Would i do it again? Nope, cause what a waste of my life that was... now that i have quit, i can see how badly it has affected me but i enjoyed playing it though but wouldnt do it again sadly.
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#12
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I used to play it quite a bit but quit after I got bored spending ages leveling up.
However, I've never completely given it up...
I seem to log on annually (in exam revision time) and play for 2-3 days before I either realise that I'm procrastinating too much or just get tired of it. I doubt I'll ever give it up completely though. Very good game, in a unique way.

Best gaming moment: Probably when I finished the last free quest.

Edit: Negs??
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#13
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I liked RS and started to play back in 2004. Once I hit 99 in my first skill (Hunter), I lost pretty much all motivation to play. My fondest memories actually had more to do with fansites rather than the game itself. I met some awesome people on RS fansites and even started to write quest guides (back when there weren't so many). I still keep in touch with a couple, though they too have moved on from the game.

I would definitely play it again. It was my first real taste of the Internet and it also led me to realize what a valuable resource the Internet can be when you're not playing a Java-based RPG.
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#14
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(Original post by I Kant Spall)
I liked RS and started to play back in 2004. Once I hit 99 in my first skill (Hunter), I lost pretty much all motivation to play. My fondest memories actually had more to do with fansites rather than the game itself. I met some awesome people on RS fansites and even started to write quest guides (back when there weren't so many). I still keep in touch with a couple, though they too have moved on from the game.

I would definitely play it again. It was my first real taste of the Internet and it also led me to realize what a valuable resource the Internet can be when you're not playing a Java-based RPG.
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I had "quit" many times. The final time I quit, I decided to give away all my 12.5M to a nice level 12 Now I have no reason to go back
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#16
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I still play I'm on a gap yah and I only work in the afternoon/evenings so it kills some time. Only level 56 though..
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#17
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I would do it all over and in fact I still play, but the game has gone down a lot because of commercialisation so I started some private servers where the game is set in the 2006 era.
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#18
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(Original post by RobertWhite)
I've clocked up almost 120 DAYS worth of playing on that game. That's over a third of my adolescence gone. It was fun while it lasted. It definitely caused some pain because I was so addicted at times. I neglected friends, work and events because all I wanted to do was play RS. I wish I'd spent my time more wisely to be honest. I think my best moment was getting 99 Runecrafting... becoming absurdly rich from merchanting was pretty fun too. I think I sold around £200 worth of gold in the end. I just can't sell my whole account, I've spent too long on that game just to sell it. It still feels like a part of me.
Your adolescence lasted one year? :confused:


edit: jesus christ I'm still getting reps on this :lolwut:
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This game ruined my life during secondary school. I did the whole get 99 everything thing. Spent just over 2 years playing it before I realised I needed to quit big time. I was one of the first people on the game to reach 99 construction. I still have a lot of cash lying around

I wouldn't do it all over again..

Best moment: making real-life money through the sale of party hats.
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I didn't play Runescape particularly much, spent around 26 days total, but I recently got back into it, just for some laughs and to complete some of the questlines (which are more epic and fun than quests in most other MMO's).

I've spent a lot of time in MMO's, around 140 days total over around 8 years, but I've never felt like it has impacted my life negatively. My grades weren't affected, nor my social life - I simply played MMO's as my recreation, I didn't watch TV or play any other games.


I played Runescape the way I wanted to, zero grinding for the 99 skillcapes and crap like that, just focused on trading, making gold and doing quests. And I found it pretty fun, and still do! I think my strength was realising how pointless getting 99 skill levels was, so I didn't get that feeling of 'wasted youth' like you tools have

Though I've got into more competitive games now, especially LoL.
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